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From Emmanuel Lecharny <elecha...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [ANNOUNCE] Apache Directory Studio 1.5 released
Date Sun, 08 Nov 2009 17:25:26 GMT
Congrats !

On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 1:50 PM, Pierre-Arnaud Marcelot
<pamarcelot@apache.org> wrote:
> The Apache Directory Team is pleased to announce the release of Apache
> Directory Studio 1.5, a new major update of its Eclipse based LDAP
> Browser and Directory client.
>
> You can download Apache Directory Studio 1.5 as a standalone RCP
> application for Mac OS X, Linux and Windows here:
>  http://directory.apache.org/studio/downloads.html
>
> You can install it directly in Eclipse using this update site:
>  http://directory.apache.org/studio/update/1.x/
>
> Here are a few highlights of this new version:
>  * LDAP Browser
>   - GSSAPI Authentication
>   - Entry Editors (ability to open single/multiple editors using tabular
> or LDIF editing mode)
>   - Speed improvements when deleting and importing entries
>   - Added UUID value Editor
>   - Added MS GUID and SID Value Editors
>   - Added Certificate Value Editor
>   - Better value modification strategy
>   - Added Certificate verification for LDAPS and a Certificate Manager
>   - Improved referral handling
>  * LDIF Editor
>   - Opened LDIF editors are now restored between launches
>  * Apache DS
>   - Latest version of Apache DS (1.5.5) now bundled
>  * Apache DS Configuration
>   - Support for editing server.xml from the latest version of Apache DS
> (1.5.5)
>  * Schema Editor
>   - Added the ability to get a schema directly from a server
>   - Added the ability to merge schemas between projects
>   - Various bug fixes
>  * RCP
>   - Eclipse 3.5 Galileo dependencies
>  * General
>   - Reordered preference pages (all under a common 'Apache Directory
> Studio' root)
>
> Developed as a sub-project of the Directory Top Level Project, Apache
> Directory Studio is an Eclipse RCP application that takes full
> advantage of the benefits inherent in the Eclipse platform. Composed
> of several Eclipse (OSGi) plugins, Apache Directory Studio can be
> easily upgraded with additional plugins. Apache Directory Studio
> plugins can even run within a full installation of Eclipse itself.
> Apache Directory Studio contains 6 major features:
>  * an LDAP Browser feature
>  * an LDIF Editor feature
>  * an ACI Editor feature for Apache Directory Server
>  * a Schema Editor feature
>  * an Apache DS feature
>  * an Apache DS Configuration feature
>
> For more information about Apache Directory Studio, see our website:
>  http://directory.apache.org/studio
>
> Below are the JIRA issues that were resolved since the release of
> Apache Directory Studio 1.4.0:
>  * Sub-task
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-516] - Create a new Entry Editor extension point
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-517] - Create a new single-window Entry Editor
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-518] - Create a new multi-window Entry Editor
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-519] - Create a new LDIF Entry Editor
>  * Bug
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-282] - Save failed: null, when adding an attribute to a
> class, if attribute is also open in gui
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-331] - Instant error when importing schema in a new
> schema-project
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-334] - Built-in help doesn't show icons for "Icons" and
> "Toolbars" tables in "LDAP Browser View"
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-370] - Welcome screen subpages mouse-over images displays
> red crosses
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-402] - The ManageDsaIT control should be activable for a
> single request, not at the connection level
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-403] - Cannot add refs when the ExtensibleObject OC has been
> added to a referral
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-409] - No error message in some special case
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-410] - Referral handling is problematic
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-418] - Slow LDIF/CSV export
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-429] - Meaningless error message on importing schema
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-437] - Alias are not exposed as such in the browser
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-441] - New ObjectClass and AttributeType wizards always show
> a warning indicating that the item does not have any name
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-443] - The warning and error overlay for OCs and ATs
> sometimes (often) lacks forgets some items
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-473] - Import OpenLDAP core schema
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-481] - Improve refreshing of attributes and children
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-483] - DN Editor escapes all non-ascii characters
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-484] - Rename dialog does not work with escaped RDNs
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-486] - Include Version Specifier in LDIF export
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-488] - New context entry creation is not shown just after
> connection
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-489] - LDIF Import very slow
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-490] - Copy/Paste a search from one connection to another
> doesn't work
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-493] - Aliased attributes show only one attribute name in
> the RDN selection list instead of the full aliases list
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-495] - Cannot edit password field
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-497] - LdapSchema plugin 'Save' is erratic
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-499] - SOCKS proxy settings not used on startup
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-502] - Copy/Paste the context entry from one connection to
> another doesn't work
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-503] - New Entry -> Available object classes list remains
> stale after new objectclasses added
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-504] - Timestamp attribute with an invalid time in it is
> read only - editor ignores entry
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-506] - Export Schemas for ApacheDS: object classes must be
> sorted by hierarchy
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-507] - Attempt to rename the rdn results in message contain
> {0} and {1}
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-512] - Deletion of entries very slow
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-514] - Unable to restore last opened ldif-editors on restart
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-520] - NPE when saving a 1.5.0 server configuration
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-524] - Operational attributes are not show, although enabled
> under preferences
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-527] - Unable to display Active Directory GUIDs
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-529] - Unpretty 2-3 pixels height margin at the top of the
> Browser view
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-530] - Unpretty 2-3 pixels height margin at the top of the
> Entry editor
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-531] - Unpretty 2-3 pixels height margin at the top of the
> Search Results editor
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-532] - Refreshing parent of referral may give
> ConcurrentModificationException
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-537] - Error in the title of the Properties window of a
> server in the Apache DS plugin
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-545] - Widget disposed too early
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-547] - Editor for Classes userClass saves or reloads
> incorrect value
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-549] - subtree userClass editor does not keep full DN for
> base component upon its selection
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-550] - Root DSE properties: Directory types IBM Tivoli
> Directory Server 6.1 and 6.2 not detected correctly
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-552] - NullPointerException if Root DSE of IBM Tivoli
> Directory Server displayed in Entry Editor
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-553] - Add descriptions for server specific OIDs of IBM
> Tivoli Directory Server 6.1 and 6.2
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-557] - Edit value and edit entry are not working if DN is
> invalid
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-565] - Inconsistent handling of the 'modified schemas' flag
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-568] - When editing an AT or OC, using the scroll wheel may
> trigger a combo change
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-569] - Exceptions showing up in the log when starting a
> server in the Apache DS plugin
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-570] - Integer Value Editor does not accept negative numbers
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-571] - Modification is logged even if referred to another
> directory server
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-575] - Bookmarks not working
>  * Improvement
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-145] - Multiple tabs for entry editor
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-263] - Add certificate validation for ldaps and StartTLS
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-371] - Entries with a ref attribute should be shown N times
> in the browser (N = number of ref values)
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-444] - Allow the user to enter the names of an item inline
> (using ',' as separator) in the OC and AT Editors
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-485] - Provide default IAuthHandler and IReferralHandler to
> be used in connections core without connections ui
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-487] - Empty namingcontexts causes
> javax.naming.InvalidNameException: Bad DN
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-496] - Password editor improvements
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-509] - Load schema from the directory server
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-513] - Do delete before add when modifying attribute values
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-521] - Replace the XSLT transformation by the use of the
> Dom4J OutputFormat class for XML pretty print
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-533] - Only show referral handling dialog when opening or
> expanding referral entry
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-534] - Re-order the preference pages for better
> understanding
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-535] - Use SWT.SEARCH and SWT.CANCEL style bits on search
> text field for a native search field on Mac OS X
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-541] - Add support for version 1.5.5 of the Apache DS
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-548] - SubtreeSpecification Editor does not accept empty
> filter if it's selected
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-554] - Add option to save tabular entry editor automatically
> or manually
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-555] - Human readable descriptions of OIDs in binary
> attributes preference page
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-558] - Load special entries (aliases, referrals, subentries)
> per request, add menu items to browser's context menu
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-574] - Add 'Cancel' button to "Select copy strategy" (was
> Abort of copy/paste not possible)
>  * New Feature
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-62] - Add GSSAPI authentication - Cannot connect to Active
> Directory if not using Simple authentication
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-434] - Add value editor for Active Directory objectGUID and
> objectSid attributes
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-462] - Add Export to Open Document Format
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-494] - Add value editor for certificates (syntax
> 1.3.6.1.4.1.1466.115.121.1.8)
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-510] - Add functionality to copy/merge schema elements
> between schema projects
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-515] - Add extensibility to Entry Editor
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-536] - Add support for version 1.5.5 of the Apache DS
> server.xml configuration file
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-556] - Add value editor for UUID
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-562] - Add 'Copy Display Value' action, default copy action
> should copy displayed value
>  * Task
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-479] - Object classes of an entry should always be present
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-523] - Update Eclipse dependencies to version 3.5 Galileo
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-525] - Remove support for the Linux PPC distribution
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-573] - Update bundled Apache DS Schema files to version
> 1.5.5
>  * Wish
>   - [DIRSTUDIO-167] - Show custom icons for various kinds of schema
> elements while browsing schema data
>
> The Apache Directory Team
>



-- 
Regards,
Cordialement,
Emmanuel Lécharny
www.iktek.com

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